19 Jul 1945

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On Roger arriving, [Dora] having the ring, wondering about the legacy getting to her, the Stephens family going to Tripoli, their plans to stay in Jerusalem, reading Nicholson, Kate O'Brien's books, bullfighting and mysticism, brutality and inhumanity, the intellectual effect of war, Compton Mackenzie, the lump in her breast turning out to be cancer, her recovery and date to go home, a poem that she wrote a few years ago, and life in the nursing home.